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The Bitcoin Whales: 1,000 People Who Own 40 Percent of the Market

On Nov. 12, someone moved almost 25,000 bitcoins, worth about $159 million at the time, to an online exchange. The news soon rippled through online …

Cryptocurrency

What the World's Central Banks Are Saying About Bitcoin

Nine years since the birth of Bitcoin, central banks around the world are increasingly recognizing the potential upsides -- and downsides -- of …

Are You Ready for the Rise of the Hybrid Marketer? | LinkedIn Marketing Solutions Blog

<i>Editor's Note: This post originally appeared on the LinkedIn Marketing Solutions EMEA blog.</i><p>There used to be two ways to survive and thrive in …

Wealth Management Startup Betterment Gets $800 Million Valuation

Online financial adviser Betterment LLC has secured $70 million in new funding, boosting its valuation and giving it more clout to compete with …

Elon Musk claims approval for 30-minute Hyperloop between New York and Washington DC

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk on Thursday said he had received "verbal" approval to start building an ultra-high-speed underground transport system linking New York and Washington that would cut travel time between the cities to about half an hour.<p>He offered no details on what entity had greenlighted …

The lunch that led Atlassian to spend $577m on Trello and made Michael Pryor part of the team

When well-respected US tech entrepreneur Michael Pryor received an email lunch invite out of the blue from Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes …

Don't Be Fooled by the Numbers -- Amazon Is Even Bigger Than You Think

Amazon's revenue, while large, is a poor representation of its size. Investors are better off looking at gross merchandise volume.<p>There's never been …

eCommerce

Is Your Organic Traffic Falling? Here's What to Do.

Ever hear of a "manual penalty" from Google? That could be the root of your problem.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a search engine optimization (SEO) campaign, the ideal result is a steady, ongoing and reliable increase in organic traffic -- meaning the measure of …

SEO

Most Expensive Keywords In The U.S.

The search for the 25 most expensive keywords led WordStream to analyze a series of the most "super competitive" words running in Google AdWords.<p>The …

Here's a startling fact about Atlassian, the $3 billion company that just filed to go public

According to its F1 filing, Atlassian spent $67.9 million on sales and marketing in the first half of 2015. That's just 21% of its total revenue of $319.5 million. That ratio is a slight jump from the previous two years, when it spent 16% (2014) and 12.5% (2013) of its revenue on sales and …

Atlassian

Solu: the Finnish pocket computer that wants to take over the world

Photograph: PR<p>Solu is sold through Kickstarter for €349.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/10/16/1444973021691/69f6f3ea-91d8-46c0-aaf3-4cfc7ef2f955-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>Solu is sold through Kickstarter for …

Operating Systems

The Nuts and Bolts of a Digital Marketing Strategy

The Nuts and Bolts of a Digital Marketing Strategy <br>By : danizehra<p>Digital Marketing Strategy means little more than a buzz-phrase to nearly half (46%) …

WhatsApp is the Top Social Venue for Teens in Germany

Teens in Germany—in what is perhaps universal in developed internet markets—are all about social networking, according to research. More than nine in …

SpaceX unveils fancy interior of Crew Dragon spacecraft

It was about time: Crew Dragon, SpaceX's new spacecraft designed for crewed missions to the International Space Station and beyond, finally gives …

Unicorpse

The current usage of the word unicorn makes me tired. I could rant about it for a while, but that would make me tired of myself ranting about …

Venture Capital

The Future Is African

Barrett Nash Contributor<p>Barrett Nash is the co-founder of Rwanda-based SafeMotos.<p>This is a call to action for the dreamers of the world.<p>Imagine being in a market where more people live in a high-speed mobile Internet zone than have electricity. Where farmers with $50 Android 5.0 smartphones use …

Sub-Saharan Africa

A brand new game

EARLIER this year BMW advertised on WeChat, a popular messaging app in China with around 550m monthly users. But its ads were shown only to those …

The power of video meets the capabilities of AdWords – all TrueView campaigns now in AdWords

You know how you have to go to a special section within AdWords to create and manage your TrueView video campaigns? And jump back and forth when you …

AdWords

Google joins other tech companies to create a new video format

Shutterstock<p>Google has teamed up with 6 other tech giants to create a next-generation video format. The partnership includes key players like Amazon, Cisco, Intel, Microsoft, Netflix and Mozilla (aside from the Search Giant), a collective which is to be named the Alliance for Open Media.<p>You may be …

Mobile Devices

70 Useful Inbound Marketing Checklists, Cheat Sheets and Advanced Guides

When you’re in a consulting or service -based business model – especially in digital marketing –having robust processes in place is the key to have a …

Marketing

The Top Marketer’s Guide to the 30 Best Books for Business, Marketing, and Social Media

Most everything I’ve learned (and continue to learn) about marketing and the web has come via the inspiration and example of others—reading amazing …

Marketing

Consumer Survey Reveals the Efficacy of Inbound vs. Outbound

We've all heard the decades-old myth that the average consumer is bombarded with up to 5,000 ads a day. But if someone wanted to, he or she could get …

Could Polaroid Become The Next Apple?

Do you remember when Apple’s stock price hit a low of $3.19 in 1997? Bereft of inspirational leader Steve Jobs, virtually all it had left was its iconic partially-bitten eaten fruit logo and some die-hard aficionados who loved its early work.<p>Now it is the most valuable company in the world by some …

Micro Robots Will Sense Toxins And Deliver Medicine

Straight out of a science fiction novel, nanoengineers from the Nanoengineering department at the University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) have created 3D printed micro robots in the form of a small fish, called micro fish, as a proof-of-concept for detoxing and sensing toxins.<p>Researchers …

UC San Diego

How Apple's Mobile Ad Blocking Will Hasten The Death Of Online Advertising

Apple is about to open a new front in the ongoing war against online advertising. The new version of its mobile operating system, iOS 9, will support …

6 Unique Ways to Target Your Facebook Ads

Shares 10K<p>Do you use Facebook ads to their full potential?<p>Interested in reaching highly specific groups of people?<p>Facebook ad targeting offers …

Burger King Called for a Truce with McDonald's. And McDonald's Totally Blew It

A PR stunt for peace day is quickly turning into a war between America's two burger giants.<p>The Burger King came in peace. And Ronald McDonald shot him in the back.<p>In case you missed it, Burger King took out a full page ad in <i>The New York Times</i> and <i>Chicago Tribune</i> yesterday, proposing a one-day truce …

McDonald's

New Tesla earns perfect score from Consumer Reports

Tesla's new Model S P85D is so good it broke Consumer Reports' scoring system.<p>Consumer Reports rates vehicles on a zero-to-100 scale, but Tesla's high-performance, all-wheel-drive car scored 103.<p>"Consumer Reports had to make changes to its scoring methodology to account for the car's exceptionally …

Tesla

Google uses Search as a secret job interview tool

Shutterstock<p>Google is well known for its love of puzzles and leaving little hidden secrets dotted around and it turns out that the company applies similar techniques while it is on the hunt for new employees too.<p>Max Rosett, a new Google employee, blogged about his recent recruitment experience at …

Employment

Productivity Is Soaring at Top Firms and Sluggish Everywhere Else

A spirited debate is now under way on the future of technology and productivity. Some argue that the low-hanging fruit has already been picked: the IT revolution has run its course and other new technologies like biotech have yet to make a major impact on our lives. Others see the IT revolution …